Spoof set Sq. Chambers boasts a powerful fictional authorized line-up
Legally Blonde’s Elle Woods and Harvey Specter from Fits are among the many fantasy lawyer dream staff listed on spoof set Sq. Buildings’ web site.
Additionally featured within the imaginary chambers’ barrister line-up are 90s authorized TV icon Ally McBeal, The Godfather’s consigliere Tom Hagen, To Kill a Mockingbird’s Atticus Finch, and Martha Costello QC from the BBC’s bar drama Silks.
The fictional chambers, Sq. Buildings — to not be confused with any legit Sq.-named units — is definitely the work of developer firm Sq. Eye, who made the web site for demo functions. Scroll up the web page and also you’ll discover a warning: “Don’t try and instruct these barristers as they don’t exist”.
Nonetheless, you can have had us fooled. In line with its “Information” part, the faux chambers was “named ‘Set of the Yr’ within the Authorized 600 Awards” — which, in fact, is a nod to precise authorized listing ‘The Authorized 500’. On the web site’s entrance web page, you’ll be able to even discover the quote: “Though we’re the biggest fictitious set of chambers within the UK, we satisfaction ourselves on our ‘private, acquainted service’ (Authorized 600, 2015).”
Undoubtedly giving the sport away is the web site’s extreme use of non-sensical latin within the “Pupillage” part — which even for the classics loving regulation scholar, will likely be a troublesome one to decode.
This isn’t the primary time Authorized Cheek has come throughout a wacky chambers’ web site. Actual-life set Whitestone Chambers caught our eye after launching an eccentric web site that greeted guests with Harry Potter-esque magical smoke, earlier than taking them on a digital journey throughout a rain-soaked cobbled highway (suppose Recreation of Thrones meets Coronation Avenue).
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